Hotels Under Construction or Announced for Wake County, N.C.


Contact: Dennis Edwards, President and CEO
Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
919.834.5900
Updated June 2019


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Under Construction | Projects in Final Planning | Proposed Projects | Past Hotel Openings

 

Under Construction

Fairfield Inn & Suites Raleigh Wake Forest
Wake Forest
This 90-room hotel is planned for 12501 Retail Dr., Wake Forest, NC. This is a project of Eastern Properties of NC.
Status: The projected opening is October 2019.

Origin | Raleigh
Raleigh
This 126-room, 7-story boutique hotel will be located at 1 Glenwood S. in downtown Raleigh. This is a project of Schulte Hospitality Group and Thrash Group. This hotel will include a wine and tapas restaurant, juice counter, gym, bike sharing and meeting space.
Status: The projected opening is October 2019.

Waterwalk Hotel
Raleigh
This 153-room hotel will be located between Dillard Dr. and Jones Franklin Rd., Raleigh, NC. This is a project of Waterwalk Hotel Apartments.
Status: The projected opening is December 2019.

Hampton Inn & Suites Midtown East
Raleigh
This 152-room, 6-story hotel is planned to be a part of a mixed-use development at 1001 Wake Towne Dr., Raleigh, NC. Midtown East Hotel LLC will manage the hotel.
Status: The projected opening is April 2020.

Westin Raleigh Crabtree Valley
Raleigh
This 250-room, 18-story hotel is planned for 4501 Creedmoor Rd. This is a project of Starwood Hotels Marriott and Shamin Hotels of Chester, Virginia, called the Soleil Center. This will be a luxury hotel and conference center with a rooftop bar, ballroom, meeting space, and full-service restaurant.
Status: The projected opening is February 2021.

Marriott Autograph Collection North Hills
Raleigh
This 180-room hotel is a project of Kane Realty Group, included in part of their expansion of the North Hills area. This will be a part of Walter Tower, including a ballroom, restaurant, bar, meeting space, and outdoor areas.
Status: The projected opening is July 2021.

 

Projects in Final Planning

AC Hotel by Marriott
Raleigh
This 124-room, seven-story hotel is planned for Willard Pl. and Glenwood Ave. in the Glenwood South downtown Raleigh district as part of The Willard development. This is a project of 21 Glenwood Partners and Summit Hospitality.
Status: The projected opening is November 2021.

Boutique Hotel
Raleigh
This 45-room hotel is planned for 615 W. Peace St. Currently, this is an unbranded hotel. This is a project of MJM Group.
Status: The projected opening is February 2020.

City Centre
Raleigh
This 176-room hotel is planned for part of the 301 Hillsborough mixed-use project, also including office space, residential units, and retail space. The site plan will encompass almost a whole block between Hillsborough and Dawson streets. This is a project of The Lundy Group and Hyde Street Holdings. The architect for the project is Rule Joy Trammel + Rubio.
Status: This project is in final planning with no current set opening date.

Comfort Suites Raleigh
Raleigh
This 82- room hotel is planned for 3401 Sumner Blvd.
Status: The projected opening is December 2022.

Courtyard by Marriott Downtown
Raleigh
This 180-room 12-story hotel project will be located at 431 S. McDowell St. This is a project of Winwood Hospitality of Raleigh. This hotel would include a street-level bar and café, an elevated lobby and a pool area above structured parking. There will also be 600 square feet of meeting space. This space is currently a single-story building leased to Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
Status: The projected opening is July 2021.

Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh Cary/Crossroads
Cary
This 130-room hotel project will be located at Dillard Dr. and Piney Plains Rd. in Cary, NC. This is project of Marriott International.
Status: The projected opening is February 2021.

Courtyard and SpringHill Suites Raleigh Cary Weston Parkway
Cary
This duo hotel project is planned for N. Harrison Ave. and Weston Pkwy. The Courtyard would be a 121-room hotel while the Springhill Suites would be a 109-room hotel. These hotels would share a lot and lobby as a joint project under The Daly Seven.
Status: The projected opening is May 2021.

Drury Inn & Suites
Garner
This 150-room hotel project is planned to be between U.S. Hwy. 70 and Jones Sausage Rd., Garner, NC. This is a project of Drury Development Corp.
Status: This project is in early planning with no current set opening date.

Element RDU Airport Research Triangle Area
Morrisville
This 105-room hotel is set on a 20-acre property at 804 Airport Blvd. near the intersection with Perimeter Park Dr. Eco-conscious element branded hotels contribute to sustainability through paper recycling bins in each room, recycled materials in carpets and low VOC interior paints. This property is owned by OHM Hotels.
Status: The projected opening is February 2021.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Raleigh Garner
Garner
This 85-room hotel is planned for U.S. Hwy. 70 and McCormick St. This is a project of Aiken&Yelle Associates.
Status: The projected opening is December 2020.

Hampton Inn & Suites Cary
Cary
This 107-room hotel is planned for 1000 Winstead Dr. This is a project of East Coast Hospitality and The RBA Group.  Facilities will be available for small business meetings or functions.  This Hampton Inn & Suites will occupy a shared site with Home2 Suites.
Status: The projected opening is May 2021.

Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh Downtown
Raleigh
This 140-room hotel is planned for 200 W. Davie St. This is a project of CN Hotels Inc. of Greensboro with Overcash Demmitt Architects.  Guest rooms at this location feature microwaves and refrigerators.  The hotel has a 24-hour food and beverage pantry in addition to a full service restaurant and guest laundry facility.  This hotel will occupy a shared site with Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh / Downtown.
Status: The projected opening is October 2021.

Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh PNC Arena Wade Park
Raleigh
This 155-room hotel is planned for 5410 Wade Park Blvd.
Status: The projected start date is May 2020 with target opening date of December 2021.

Hilton Raleigh Durham Airport Brier Creek
Raleigh
This 168-room hotel is planned for 10100 Lumley Rd. This is a project of Winwood Hospitality Group. This hotel will offer state-of-the-art meeting and fitness facilities, a business center, high speed internet access, and a contemporary restaurant.  There will be 10,000-25,000 square feet of total meeting space.  This hotel occupies a shared site with Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh Durham Airport / Brier Creek.
Status: The projected opening is April 2021.

Holiday Inn Express
Garner
This 115-room hotel is planned for 312 Hwy. 70 E., Garner, NC.
Status: The projected opening is July 2020.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Cary
Cary
This 85-room hotel is planned for 1000 Winstead Dr. This is a project of East Coast Hospitality.  Suites have a bedroom area and a living room/media area with a sleep sofa, flat screen TV, ambient and task lighting.  A working wall incorporates the kitchenette and flexible working space.  Community space encourages a social environment with gathering zones, pantry, fitness room, indoor pool and outdoor spaces.  This Home2 Suites will occupy a shared site with Hampton Inn & Suites.
Status: The projected opening is May 2021.

Home2 Suites/Tru by Hilton Raleigh Downtown Convention Center
This 192-room (96 rooms each) duo-hotel project is planned for 603 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC. This is a project of Narsi Properties.
Status: The projected opening is March 2021.

Home2 Suites Raleigh State Arena
Raleigh
This 110-room hotels is planned for 6110 and 6114 Corporate Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC. This is a project of Oaks Hospitality, LLC.
Status: The projected opening is July 2021.

Home2 Suites Raleigh Triangle Town Center
Wake Forest
This 96-room hotel is planned for 3951 Sumner Blvd. Guest rooms include a full kitchen, work area and media hub. The living room is furnished with a sleep sofa. Community space encourages a social environment with gathering zones, pantry, fitness room, and indoor pool. This is a project of Meeneh Hospitality LLC and 161 Architecture.
Status: The project start date is planned for October 2019 with opening date of December 2020.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh / Downtown
Raleigh
This 110-room hotel is planned for 200 W. Davie St. This is a project of CN Hotels Inc. of Greensboro with Overcash Demmitt Architects.  Rooms will have a fully equipped kitchen.  This hotel occupies a shared site with Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh Downtown.
Status: The projected opening is October 2021.

Homewood Suites Raleigh Durham Airport Brier Creek
Raleigh
This 135-room hotel is planned for 10100 Lumley Rd. This is a project of Winwood Hospitality Group. Rooms will have a fully equipped kitchen.  Amenities will include a pool, exercise room, laundry facilities, 24-hour business center and convenience store, grocery shopping service, and free hot breakfast daily.  This hotel occupies a shared site with the Hilton Raleigh Durham Airport / Brier Creek.
Status: The projected opening is June 2021.

Montfort Hall
Raleigh
This 6-10 room boutique inn will be created from an 1858 Italianate style mansion in the Boylan Heights neighborhood in downtown Raleigh.
Status: The project is currently in the rezoning process with a projected opening of 2020.

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Raleigh Downtown
Raleigh
This 200-room, 9-story building has been proposed for 221 W. Martin St. across from Nash Square. This is a project of Raymond Management Company. This will include a restaurant on the ground floor.
Status: The project is currently in the planning process.

SpringHill Suites
Apex
This 93-room hotel is planned for 1109 Markham St., Apex, NC.
Status: The projected opening is December 2020.

Staybridge Suites Raleigh
Raleigh
This 105-room hotel is planned for 8001 ACC Blvd. This is a project of Dakota Legacy Group.
Status: The projected opening is June 2020.

TownePlace Suites Raleigh Durham Airport
Morrisville
This 105-room hotel is planed for 1021 Carrington Mill Blvd. This is a project of Carolina Perimeter Hospitality LLC.
Status: The projected opening is July 2020.

TownePlace Suites Raleigh Southwest
Raleigh
This 91-room hotel is a Marriott project planned for 3771 Thistledown Dr. This is a project of Nine Points LLC.
Status: The projected opening is April 2020.

Tru by Hilton Wake Forest
Wake Forest
This 84-room hotel is planned for Hampton Way Dr. This is project of Milkam Hospitality Management and 161 Architecture.
Status: The projected opening is April 2021.

Waterwalk Hotel
Morrisville
This 100-room hotel will be located in Morrisville, NC. This is a project of Waterwalk Hotel Apartments.
Status: This project is currently in the planning process.

Westin Raleigh-Durham Aiport/RTP
This 228-room, 10-story hotel is planned for Glenwood Ave. and Macaw St. This is a hotel project of CMC Hotels.
Status: The projected opening is August 2021.

 

Proposed Projects

5401 North
Located at the interchange of U.S. 401 and I-540. Mixed use development of 1,200-1,400 homes and apartments, along with 1.6 million square feet of offices, retail, restaurants, movie theater, plaza area for concerts and a 250-room hotel. Project was approved by Raleigh City Council 1/9/07. Contact: Jimmy Barnes, NAI Carolantic Realty, Inc., NAI Carolantic, PO Box 1550, Raleigh, N.C. 27602, 919.832.0594, jbarnes@naicarolantic.com.
Status: No action on this project. (5401north.com)

Brier Creek Town Center II
This Master Plan was approved at the 6/5/12 Raleigh City Council meeting. The proposed plan was a request to rezone 38.5 acres to accommodate a mixed-use development consisting of office space, 600 residential housing units, 115,000 square feet of retail space and a possible 300-room hotel. There would also be two parking decks. The project would be a total of 1.63 million square feet. Developer is American Asset Corporation, 3700 Arco Corporation Prkwy, Ste. 350, Charlotte, N.C. 28273, 919.821.2700.

Crabtree Village
This Master Plan was approved at the 7/3/12 Raleigh City Council meeting. The boundaries are Crabtree Valley Ave., Blue Ridge Rd. and Homewood Banks Dr. The proposed plan will include 500+ residential apartment/housing units, 15,000-to-60,000-square-feet of retail space includes a restaurant, 250,000 square feet of office space, a parking garage and a 200-room hotel. First part of project would be 293 apartments. Other development (office space, retail space and a hotel) would follow in phases over a three-year period. The land owner is Redus NC Land, LLC, 3563 Philips Highway, Ste. 601E, Jacksonville, Fla. 23058. The developer is Pappas Properties LLC, 1111 Metropolitan Avenue, Ste. 325, Charlotte, N.C. 28204, 704.716.3900.
Status: Construction began on first part of project July 2013.

 

Past Hotel Openings and Room Capacity

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 1998
LaQuinta Inn Crabtree: 134
Studio Plus: 82
Comfort Inn Fuquay-Varina: 62
Suburban Lodge of America: 140
Homewood Suites Crabtree: 137
LaQuinta Inn Cary: 128
Candlewood Suites: 81
BridgeStreet Accommodations:90
Oakwood Corporate Housing: 300
Hilton Garden Inn RDU: 155
Microtel Inn & Suites: 74
Extended Stay America - Cary: 122
Wingate Inn: 85
Homestead Crabtree: 138
Red Roof Inn: 133
Fairfield Inn Airport: 112
Comfort Inn Apex: 68
Total Rooms: 2041
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 1999
AmeriSuites: 128
Residence Inn RDU: 120
Hampton Inn and Suites: 124
Residence Inn Cary: 108
Comfort Suites – Cary: 122
Holiday Inn Express RDU: 116
Sleep Inn of Wake Forest: 80
MainStay Suites: 88
Residence Inn Crabtree: 112
Hampton Inn & Suites: 131
Holiday Inn & Suites: 120
LodgeAmerica (12/17/99): 137
Total Rooms: 1386
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2000
Wingate Inn (Garner): 85
Cameron Park Inn: 4
Country Hearth Inn (Knightdale): 40
Total Rooms: 129
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2001
Towneplace Suites/Cary (opened 2/13): 90
Comfort Suites (opened 6/26): 66
Candlewood Suites (opened 3/1): 122
Staybridge Suites (opened 6/25): 88
Total Rooms: 366
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2002
Holiday Inn Express Apex/Raleigh (opened 2/18): 62
AmeriSuites Hotel RDU (opened 5/24): 94
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (opened 11/8): 94
Comfort Suites ESA (opened 4/26): 82
Total Rooms: 332
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2003
Best Western Inn & Suites (opened 3/03): 75
Total Rooms: 75
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2004
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Raleigh/Durham Airport (opened 11/1): 76
Total Rooms: 76
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2005
Total Rooms: 0
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2006
Knights Inn (opened 4/06): 70
Woodburn Cottage (opened 5/06): 2
Ramada Plaza Hotel (opened 5/06): 202
Total Rooms: 274
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2007
The Umstead Hotel & Spa (opened 1/15/07): 150
Samuel Thomas House Bed & Breakfast Wendell (opened 8/07): 3
Hampton Inn & Suites Brier Creek Corporate Center (opened 8/07): 135
Holiday Inn RDU (opened 10/07): 143
Lions Gate Inn (opened 10/07): 4
Total Rooms: 435
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2008
Raleigh Marriott City Center (opened 7/21/08): 400
Cambria Suites (opened 11/20/08): 103
Raleigh Renaissance Hotel (opened 12/26/08): 229
Total Rooms: 732
 

Hotels Opened in Wake County from January–December 2009
Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh Northeast (opened 1/7/09): 116
Comfort Inn Raleigh (opened 7/09): 60
Four Points Cary (opened 10/30/09): 129
Four Points RDU (opened 11/5/09): 105
Hotel Sierra (opened 11/16/09): 141
Total Rooms: 551
 

Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2010
Opened:

Holiday Inn Express Raleigh (1/19/10): 108
Value Place Hotel Raleigh-Durham (5/14/10): 113
Embassy Suites Hotel at Brier Creek (6/4/10): 175
Fairfield Inn & Suites Brier Creek (8/12/10): 128
Wingate Raleigh RBC Center (9/30/10): 99
Courtyard Raleigh/Triangle Town Center (11/22/10): 109
Hampton Inn Hotel & Suites Holly Springs (11/30/10): 124
Candlewood Suites Apex/Raleigh (12/16/10): 81
Total Rooms: 937

Closed:
Samuel Thomas House Bed & Breakfast (closed 2010): 3
Days Inn Cary (closed 7/11/10): 125
Wynne Residential Suites (4/10…no longer in business): 346
Adjustment:
Comfort Inn & Suites Crabtree reduced from 141 to 125 rooms: 16
 

Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2011
Opened:

Candlewood Suite Wake Forest (6/16/11): 81
Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh/Cary (12/30/11): 132
Total Rooms: 213

Closed:
Crabtree Inn (old Ramada Inn @Crabtree Valley)
(to make way for new hotel in 2012/13)(8/11): 75

Adjustments:
Adjustment to number of units available for Temporary
Living Company (decreased from 130 to 90 units): 90
Adjustment to number of units available for Oakwood
Temporary Housing (decreased from 300 to 70 units): 70
Adjustment to number of units available for
Home Suite Home, Inc. (increased from 75 to 100 units): 100
Adjustment to number of units available for
National Corporate Housing (formerly Equity
Corporate Housing (decreased from 200 to 20 units): 20


Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2012
Opened:

Hyatt Place Raleigh West (LEED Certified) (2/22/12): 132
Value Place Raleigh North (4/6/12): 121
Hampton Inn and Suites Raleigh/Downtown (12/16/12): 126

Closed:
Woodburn Bed & Breakfast Inn (12/31/12): 2
Total Rooms: 377
 

Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2013
Opened:

Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Crabtree Valley (1/4/13): 135
Hamilton Scot Inn (4/13): 6
Hyatt House Raleigh North Hills (Leed certified) (7/18/13): 137
Total Rooms: 278
 

Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2014
Opened:

Springhill Suites by Marriott Raleigh/Cary (7/18/14): 130

Closed:
Cameron Park Inn (7/14): 4
Velvet Cloak (7/14): 50
Milner Inn (10/14): 50
Total Rooms: 26
 

Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2015
Opened:

Residence Inn/Brier Creek (6/20/15): 128
Courtyard by Marriott/Brier Creek (6/22/15): 128
Hilton Garden Inn Crabtree Valley (8/03/15): 149
Aloft Raleigh (10/27/15) - 135
Total Rooms: 540
 

Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2016
Opened:

Mayton Inn/Cary (2/13/16): 45
Aloft Raleigh-Durham Airport Brier Creek (5/24/16): 144

Closed:
Capital Inn (5/14/2016): 58
Total Rooms: 131
 

Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2017
Opened:

AC Hotel Raleigh (3/20/17): 135
Fairfield Inn Cary (5/11/17): 108
Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown (7/6/17): 176
The StateView Hotel (10/9/17): 164
Fairfield Inn and Suites – Raleigh North/Triangle Town Center (10/23/17): 88
Hyatt House RDU/Brier Creek (12/22/17): 130
Hampton Inn & Suites – Knightdale (12/27/17): 110
Total Rooms: 911
 
Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2018
Opened:

Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh Cary I-40 (5/17/18): 108
Tru by Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport (8/21/18): 106
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brier Creek (8/23/18): 106
Guest House Raleigh (11/1/18): 8
Re|visn by welcome (11/19/18): 48
Home2 Suites RTP (11/20/18): 100
Total Rooms: 476

Hotels Opened/Closed in Wake County from January–December 2019
Opened:

Courtyard By Marriott Raleigh/Cary Parkside Town Commons (4/04/19): 105
Total Rooms: 105

Disclaimer: Hotels in Wake County undergoing renovations, including hotels under new management, will not be listed on our Hotels Under Development page. If you have specific questions about a hotel not listed, please contact Jill Flanagan
at jflanagan@visitRaleigh.com.

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